The Southpaw has collected 281 runs in 11 matches at a strike rate of 152.71 but has struggled to convert his starts into meaningful contributions.
The 24-year-old wicketkeeper-batter is having an underwhelming IPL season. He has shown glimpses of his destructive power but could not take the team over the line like he has done umpteen times in the past.
“I feel once he gets the tempo going he shouldn’t change, he should be in the Russell mould in this format of the game,” Shastri said on ESPNcricinfo’s ‘T20 Time Out’.
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